Tag Archive - xenoblade

Why do villains want to destroy everything?

14 September 2011 by , No Comments

“Soon, I will have the MacGuffin and when I do I shall use its vaguely-defined powers to destroy the world!” A familiar statement to anybody who loves story-based games, I’m sure you’ll agree. So many times we’ve ploughed through hordes of psychotic soldiers, demonic invaders and Terminator knockoffs only to find that the primary antagonist’s […]

Xenoblade Chronicles

6 September 2011 by , No Comments

Like Persona 4, Xenoblade Chronicles is an RPG that comes towards the end of its console’s lifespan and ultimately proves to be one of the best examples of the genre you’re ever likely to find. This sixty hour behemoth of a game was definitely made for fans of the genre, with a plot that plays […]

No more “cute” characters, please. This is serious.

28 August 2011 by , No Comments

By “cute” I’m not talking about the demure wallflower of a childhood friend who looks sweet and innocent but whose personality is no deeper than, “I love the hero” or the twelve-year old gothic lolita who is somehow the most powerful melee fighter and apologises after every swing of her eight-foot melee weapon. I’m talking […]